Dicentra eximia 'Alba'

Fringed Bleeding Heart

Plant Type:

SUN PERENNIALS

Dicentra eximia 'Alba' - This less often-offered selection of Fringed Bleeding Heart has all the fine merits of the species but with pure white flowers. Merits: easy and trouble free, flowers from spring 'til autumn, delicate looking ferny leaves are soft-textured, if happy will self-sow, easy clean up. How many species perennials flower extensively all season? Only a handful and this is one. The species is found on stony slopes and banks in the Appalachian Mountains. Where the white flowering form arose we do not know. Full to half sun in average, draining ground. Established potted white Fringed Bleeding Heart from division.


 


Height:

12-18 in

Spread:

12-18 in

Colors:

White
Item Description Price  
DICEXIMA Dicentra eximia 'Alba' (3.5 inch Square Press Fit Pot Extra Deep – 1.52 pints / 720 ml.) $14.00


Characteristics and Attributes for Dicentra eximia 'Alba'

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Spring / Summer / into Autumn

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Spring / Summer / into Autumn

Nature Attraction

  • Deer Resistant
  • Honey Bees & Native Bees

Light

  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Full Sun

Attributes

  • Natural Garden
  • Border
  • Bank
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Cottage Garden
  • Filler
  • Grouping

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Moderately Fast

Soil

  • Average
  • Fertile
  • Draining

Origins

  • Appalachia

Propagated By

  • Division